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Isok Kim

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University at Buffalo

Dr. Kim focuses his research on Asian immigrants and refugees; social determinants of health and mental health; barriers to healthcare services, and coping strategies. He is affiliated with the Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute (IRRI). He is currently the principal investigator for the Burmese Community Behavior Health Survey, a collaborative community-based research project conducted in partnership with the Burmese Community Support Center and Burmese Community Services, Inc. The study seeks to narrow the knowledge gap in understanding the behavioral health conditions among the Burmese refugee community in Buffalo, NY.

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